Progesterone

Progesterone also known as P4 (pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione) is a C-21 steroid hormone involved in the female menstrual cycle, pregnancy (supports gestation) and embryogenesis of humans and other species. Progesterone belongs to a class of hormones called progestogens, and is the major naturally occurring human progestogen.

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Progesterone - Role in Brain Damage - Clinical Trials
... The clinical trials for progesterone as a treatment for traumatic brain injury have only recently begun ... in 2007, the first to show that progesterone reduces edema in humans ...
MAGEA11 - Progesterone Receptor
... MAGE-A11 also acts as an isoform-specific coregulator of full-length human progesterone receptor-B through an interaction with the receptor’s N terminal ... It increases progesterone and glucocorticoid receptor activity, resulting in greater regulatory control over activation domain dominance compared to mice ...
Progesterone Releasing Intravaginal Device
... Intravaginal progesterone devices are broadly used in the control of reproductive management in cattle ... The chain-mechanism of action is as follows Progesterone suppresses the release of GnRH ... Removal of progesterone device produces a surge of GnRH, generating a pulse of LH that induces ovulation ...
Secreted Frizzled-related Protein 1 - Hormones - Expression After Estrogen or Progesterone Treatment
... showed no significant induction of SFRP1 mRNA in response to treatment with E2 and/or progesterone ... dose-dependent induction of SFRP1 mRNA in response to treatment with E2 however, progesterone had no effect on SFRP1 even when coapplied with E2 ...
Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis
... Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis may appear as urticarial papules, deep gyrate lesions, papulovesicular lesions, an eczematous eruption, or as targetoid lesions ... Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis initially manifests with eye symptoms, e.g ... Its relapsing-remitting pattern in women correspond to the progesterone levels during the menstrual cycle, which spike twice a month ...